Balsamic Chicken with Sweet Onions & Thyme

Looking for a simple yet elegant meal for the weeknight? Try our Balsamic Chicken with Sweet Onions and Thyme. Sweet onions and Balsamic chicken make for a delicious combination at the dinner table that is sure to leave you wanting more!

  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ¾ tsp salt, divided
  • ½ tsp black pepper, divided
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, 4 pieces
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 tsp butter
  1. On a plate, combine flour, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper.
  2. Dredge chicken in flour mixture to coat; shake off excess.
  3. Heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken and cook, flipping once, until golden brown, about 7 minutes. Remove chicken and cover to keep warm.
  4. Add Vidalia onion to skillet and sauté over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 4 minutes.
  5. Add broth, vinegar, thyme and remaining salt and pepper.
  6. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring often, until onions are tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. Remove skillet from heat and stir in butter until melted; spoon sauce over chicken.


Visit the USDA's Food Safety & Inspection Service website for tips on how to safely handle and cook chicken.

If you like this recipe, try our Creamy Chicken Pockets with Sweet Onions!

Prep Time

20 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes

Tags: Dinner